The Wharf is an active and dedicated supporter of the local community, both through corporate giving initiatives and the volunteer efforts of our employees and partners. We work closely with several neighborhood associations and nonprofit organizations that seek to improve our community, and we participate in a wide range of programs throughout the year.
Recent Initiatives. The Wharf is involved in several initiatives to help those in need throughout of year.
Philanthropic work. Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW) formed a Donations Committee comprised of senior staff representatives to evaluate requests for funding that fall within its giving guidelines focused on Southwest Organizations, water-related efforts, and organizations whose goals are consistent with those of The Wharf.
Volunteer efforts. Giving back doesn’t only happen on a corporate level. All HMW leadership and staff share our commitment and give back by donating their time and their experience to the DC community in many ways.
Honoring our history. In partnership with Southwest community members, HMW incorporated several ways to honor the rich history of this neighborhood into the development of The Wharf, including:
Whether you’re looking for something specific or simply like to spend a few hours in our unique collection of stores, chances are you’ll find just what you’re looking for at our shops at The Wharf. And, of course, you can always treat yourself to a delicious dessert—or celebrate your shopping finds with a drink at one of our restaurants.Explore Retailers
Fresh seafood is a given at DC’s Southwest Waterfront. But The Wharf offers more, including a wide selection of distinctive choices for food, drinks, and entertainment while you eat. Watch the chefs prepare your meal. Listen to live music. Or just people-watch while you savor the flavors of The Wharf.Explore Restaurants